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Sallie M. Foley

LEO Lecturer II

Sallie Foley, LMSW, is an AASECT certified sex therapist, sex educator, and sex therapy supervisor. She is the former director of the Center for Sexual Health at University of Michigan Health Systems and has a private practice in psychotherapy and consultation in Ann Arbor. She is the director of the Sexual Health Certificate Program (SHCP), which provides comprehensive education and training to professionals interested in the field of sexual health. Her clinical work and teaching address issues of psychological development, treatment of sexual dysfunction, and therapies for bereavement and traumatic loss. Her research has focused on sexual health and chronic illness.

Her publications include two books--Sex Matters for Women: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of your Sexual Self (Guilford Press, 2012)--winner of the 2013 SSTAR Best Consumer Sexual Health Book award--and Sex and Love for Grownups: A No-Nonsense Guide to a Life of Passion (Sterling Press, 2005; in paperback as Modern Love, 2006). She has written numerous articles and chapters and writes and speaks frequently on the subject of human sexuality. She is a former columnist for AARP: The Magazine.

Continuing Education Programs

Director of the Sexual Health Certificate Program, University of Michigan School of Social Work

Former Director, University of Michigan Center for Sexual Health

Education

Year Degree   School
1978 MSW Social Work University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1972 BA Philosophy and Religion Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Websites

http://www.salliefoley.com

Foley, S., Kope, S., & Sugrue, D. (2012). Sex Matters for Women: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Self (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.

Foley, S. M., Crowley, S. A., Wittman, D., Janz, N. K., Jagielski, K., Dunn, R. L., Petrson, C., Leonard, M., Griggs, J. J., Wei, J. T., Montie, J. E., & Northouse, L. (2011). Sexual Health Concerns among Breast and Prostate Cancer Survivors. Proceedings of the World Association for Sexual Health Annual Conference in Glasgow, Scotland 137.

Foley, S. M., & Sinks, S. (2011). A Multidisciplinary Approach to Postgraduate Training in Sex Therapy, Sexuality Counseling and Sexuality Education: Local and Distance Learning Models for Health Care Providers. Proceedings of the World Association for Sexual Health Annual Conference (pp.153). Glasgow, Scotland.

Wittmann, D., Foley, S., & Balon, R. (2011). A Biopsychosocial Approach to Sexual Recovery after Prostate Cancer Surgery: The Role of Grief and Mourning. Journal Sex and Marital Therapy, 37(2), 130-144.

Kerwin, J., Foley, S., Thornton, R., Basinga, P., & Chinkhumba, J. (2011). Safer Sex Strategies in HIV Prevention: A Call for Further Research. African Population Studies, 25(2), 286-297.

Zebrack, B., Foley, S., Wittmann, D., & Leonard, M. (2010). Sexual functioning in Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 19(8), 814-822.

Wittman, D., Smith, P., Rajarethinam, R. P., & Foley, S. (2010). Do Patients with Psychosis Experience Loss and Grief as a Result of their Illness?. Psychoanalytical Social Work, 17, 30-39.

Foley, S., Wittmann, D., & Balon, R. (2010). A Multidisciplinary Approach to Sexual Dysfunction in Medical Education. Journal of Academic Psychiatry, 34(5), 386.

Wittmann, D., Foley, S. M., & Balon, R. (2009). Effective Sexual Response after Treatment for Prostate Cancer: The Role of Grief and Mourning. Proceedings of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research Annual Conference 80. Washington, D.C.

Wittmann, D., Northouse, L., Foley, S., Gilbert, S., Wood, D., & Montie, J. (2009). The Psychosocial Aspects of Sexual Recovery after Prostate Cancer Treatment. International Journal of Impotence Research, 21, 99-106.

Foley, S. (2009). The Complex Etiology of Delayed Ejaculation: Assessment and Treatment Implications. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 20(2-3), 214-260.

Zebrack, B., Foley, S., Wittmann, D., & Leonard, M. (2009). Sexual Functioning in Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer. Psychooncology, 19(8), 814.

Foley, S. (2008). Complex Etiology of Delayed Ejaculation: Assessment and Treatment Considerations. In Hertlein & Weeks (Eds.), Systemic Sex Therapy. Routledge.

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